The test is a routine part of national readiness preparations and is not being held in response to any particular security event.
Unlike the Greek Marathon, commemorating the run of a messenger to announce the victory of the Greek army over the invading Persians, the Israeli Bible Marathon commemorates a terrible defeat of the Israelites in the hand of the Philistines.
“Muslims are living in peace and harmony under Israeli law and there are about 400 Mosques in Israel, which are protected by the Jewish state,” Dahri wrote.
"Jewish traffic, usually with funerals, is very slow, so they are like sitting ducks."
The alert warned the suspect was planning a significant terrorist attack to be carried out in Jerusalem, possibly as early as Thursday night.
Police suspect that a tender was published a year ago by the local municipality, and the investigation has so far shown that a council member skewed the terms of the tender to favor one particular company.
"It is no longer enough to make do with non-binding and non-enforceable arrangements whose outcome is unknown.”
Kahlon said the ministry would use "any and all means at its disposal. . . against any organization that undermines the State of Israel or IDF soldiers."
"I had not moved away even one step, but someone pulled at my sleeve and asked me to join the minyan. I put on a hat and joined them for the Mincha prayer. I had arrived."
Nearly three thousand people died in the attack, which involved 19 Al Qaeda hijackers on four commercial passenger airlines.
“At first the officers took my gun. . . But they returned it right away after they learned what had happened.”
It is disturbing that the Arab protesters, many of whom are Israeli citizens, call the sale of church land to Jews in "green line" Israel an attempt to "Jewify" this territory.
The JPost couldn't help themselves, despite their attempt to come across as the rational side in this debate, when they referred to Amar as the "so-called chief rabbi of Jerusalem."
What's probably most stunning about the clergy's letter is that they demand that the Prime Minister defy the will of his elected coalition partners and impose rules to benefit some US tourists – and all of it in the name of democracy. One wonders if they understand the meaning of Democracy.
Israeli consular officials in Miami are preparing for a quick evacuation if the storm lives up to its reputation and hits the city as hard as predicted.
The Begin Highway runs from north to south and is named after the late Prime Minister Menachem Begin.
The soldiers have not been back to the site as a group since its liberation in 1967.
Israel's Supreme Court rejected an appeal from local Arab residents who had claimed some of the land belonged to them. Upon completion, the neighborhood will boast 480 apartments.
The Police Unity Tour was established in 1997 to honor police who fell in the line of duty in the U.S. and Israel.
The main contributor to the project has ceased all his support, because of his own financial trouble.
The land and the home belonged to Jews who lived there before the 1948 War of Independence, but as is the case in many other eastern Jerusalem homes, Arabs took control of the Jewish properties after harming the Jewish owners who fled in invading Jordanian Legion.
A collection of seals, some with ancient Hebrew inscriptions, and other new findings go on public display this week at the annual City of David archaeology conference.
"I do exactly as I say: 'I practice what I preach'," Netanyahu said; he holds a weekly Bible study class at his official residence in Jerusalem.
The Macedonia leader said his delegation hopes to learn from Israel about building new jobs, as well as connect with the youth, with hi-tech, and learn new approaches to agriculture.
U.S. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coates was accompanied by Israeli Mossad Director Yossi Cohen.